American Football Database
American Football Database
1961 Cincinnati Bearcats football
ConferenceMissouri Valley Conference
1961 record3–7 (1–2 MVC)
Head coachChuck Studley (1st season)
CaptainKen Byers, Don Ross
Home stadiumNippert Stadium
Seasons
← 1960
1962 →

Template:1961 Missouri Valley Conference football standings The 1961 Cincinnati Bearcats football team represented University of Cincinnati during the 1961 NCAA University Division football season. The Bearcats, led by first-year head coach Chuck Studley, participated in the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) and played their home games at Nippert Stadium.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 16Dayton*W 16–12
September 23at Boston College*L 0–23
September 30at Wichita
L 13–21
October 7Xavier*
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH (Rivalry)
L 12–17
October 14Air Force*
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
L 6–8
October 21Houston*dagger
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
L 7–13
October 28North Texas State
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
W 21–9
November 4at TulsaL 0–19
November 18Miami (OH)*
L 3–7
November 25Detroit*
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
W 19–13
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming

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